Chacon recognizes that Indigenous writers draw from universal literary strategies but nevertheless argues that this literature is a vital center for reflecting on Indigenous ways of knowing and is a key artistic expression of decolonization.
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Indigenous Cosmolectics is a brilliant literary exploration of the interweaving of the splendid Indigenous past and their abject present. Chacon is a rising star and has produced an important book that casts a fresh light and changes our understanding of this crucial field.Arturo Arias, University of California, Merced
A meaningful contribution to the study of Indigenous cultural production, and particularly to the understanding of Indigenous literatures across Mesoamerica.Tracy Devine Guzman, University of Miami